Tag Archives: Anatta

if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa

if there’s no ‘there’ out there… by miriam louisa I keep on checking but I always fail to find a ‘within’ or ‘out there’ apart from thoughts in mind so how can I ‘go within’ to ‘nurture’ the Immeasurable or ‘cultivate’ it … Continue reading

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We’re in an Impossible Situation, You and Me by Thassa Amzwar

We’re in an Impossible Situation, You & Me We’re in an impossible situation, You and Me. With no you. With no me. With no place to ‘situate’. With no time to exist IN. There’s nothing I can tell you. With … Continue reading

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Truth is too simple for words by Nirmala

Truth is too simple for words by Nirmala Truth is too simple for words before thought gets tangled up in nouns and verbs there is a wordless sound a deep breathless sigh of overwhelming relief to find the end of … Continue reading

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Thoughts Dance their Enticing Moves by Nirmala

Thoughts dance their enticing moves before my entranced inner sight but the spell is broken when I wonder who is entranced memories beckon seductively with all the luster they can manage yet their shine is swallowed in the light behind … Continue reading

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No True Things by Susan Kahn

No True Things To see that there are no true things Is to fall through crevasses, Through the appearing bedrock And into an emptiness. One finds a freedom To wander among open fields Of neither thing nor no thing. With … Continue reading

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Sermons by Cha’an Master Ma Tsu

[ Thanks to the bloggers at Awakening to Reality for the entirety of this post. Enjoy !] Sermons by Ch’an Master Ma-tsu Posted by: Wei Yu Ma-tsu (709-788) The Patriarch said to the assembly, “All of you should believe that … Continue reading

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Consciousness Is Empty (and so is love) by Susan Kahn

[ Teacher week continues with Susan Kahn. Enjoy ! ] Consciousness Is Empty (and so is love) by Susan Kahn From the perspective of emptiness teachings, to say that something is empty means that it is empty of inherent existence, neither self-created nor … Continue reading

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Soh: On Practice After Awakening

[Teacher week continues on SIAOF. Enjoy !] Soh: On Practice After Awakening There is no “me” to begin with, everything has been without self – from suffering, ignorance, to wisdom and liberation. Yet, suffering is (no sufferer), the path is, … Continue reading

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Seven Stages of Enlightenment

[Does the process of awakening have stages? Can the process, as any process, be described in steps according to characteristics of experience ? Some say yes. Presented here is one well considered view along those lines. Guest Post from Thusness/PasserBy, … Continue reading

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Anatta

[ Guest post by Bhikku Cintita Dinsmore, author of the blog THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. Enjoy !] Non-Self (Anatta) Buddhism is about looking outside the box with the eye of wisdom. It is about seeing how our rich emotional lives, though … Continue reading

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